Sr. Staff Network Engineer

  • Ashburn, VA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Job Description

This is a Senior Network Engineer position with Visa’s Datacenter Network Engineering team. The selected candidate will work with a high performing team to develop and design robust networks for Visa’s global enterprise network infrastructure.

Key responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and provide ongoing support of Visa’s data center LAN infrastructure using various platforms such as Cisco, Arista, and Cumulus Linux

  • Gather network requirements for key business initiatives, produce high-level and low-level design documentation for proposed solutions, provide cost estimates and timelines for implementation

  • Implement network solutions in a fast-paced environment in a timely fashion while ensuring business critical systems are not impacted during network maintenance windows

  • Work closely with the Information Security Office to ensure solutions deployed meet Visa Technical Security Requirements and comply with Visa Key Control policies

  • Work closely with the network QA team to ensure all new network designs and changes are tested and certified in non-production environments prior to production deployment

  • Provide 3rd level technical support to Visa clients and to technical teams within Visa to resolve network issues and to support the implementation of new network solutions

  • Provide highest level of technical consultancy to ensure problem resolution is achieved in the shortest possible time frame


  • At least 5 years of network engineering experience in large data center environments
  • CCIE certification or equivalent, and/or a Bachelor's degree preferably in Engineering is preferred

  • Advanced understanding of TCP/IP network protocols, including common application protocols

  • Advanced understanding of routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF, and EIGRP

  • At least 3 years experience with data center network fabric technologies such as STP, MLAG, VPC, FabricPath, VXLAN, MP-BGP, EVPN

  • Experience designing highly-secure multi-tenant network solutions

  • Experience implementing Cisco Nexus, Arista, Cumulus Linux, Palo Alto / Checkpoint, F5 LTM, Cisco VPN solutions

  • Experience with SDN / SDDC solutions (Cisco ACI, VMWare NSX, Openstack, Docker)

  • Linux administrator skills

  • Experience in automating network tasks using scripting or configuration management tools such as Ansible, Python, or Perl

  • ITIL certification preferred

  • Experience creating low-level network design documentation including detailed Visio diagrams

  • Advanced process orientation and exhibited planning, organizational, and problem solving skills

  • Strong interpersonal, facilitation, and leadership skills along with effective communication (both written and verbal in English) skills



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